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For whom does the neocon lobby lobby?

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For whom does the neocon lobby lobby?

Once upon a time, America belonged to America.

But that was before George Bush sold America's soul to Paul Wolfowitz and company.

More specifically, that was before names like Wolfowitz, Perle, Kristol, and the American Enterprise Institute (AIE), etc., became the dog which is still wagging the tail of American foreign policy.

And more heart breakingly, that was before this lobby of individuals and organizations buried the American Dream in preemptive, quicksand Middle Eastern wars.

In a just released USA Today poll, 61% opposed an escalation ("surge") in Iraq, and 26% (a new low!) approve of how Bush is handling the Bush/neocon War in Iraq.

So how is it possible that this neocon lobby is still the virtual control center of America?

FACT: The policies of this lobby DO NOT represent the will of the American people, as this hot off the press poll unequivocally shows.

FACT: The policies recommended by the neocon lobby prompted Senator Ted Kennedy to say, "Iraq is George Bush's Vietnam" -- a view shared by increasing numbers of politicians of both parties.

FACT: The Bush/neocon Wars are bleeding the American economy dry. It's too depressing to even keep track of the billions of hard earned American dollars that keep disappearing into these Bush/neocon rat holes.

FACT: The Bush/neocon Wars have been the killing fields of over 3000 dead American heroes -- all of whom have families. The utterly avoidable tragedy of this is infinite.

FACT: The Bush/neocon wars (or are they "crusades") have made America the number one hate object in the Muslim world.

etc., etc., etc.

So how and why are these handful of men and their "think tanks" still the secret gods of American foreign policy?

It all comes down to this:

(1.) The above facts demonstrate that they aren't lobbying for the wishes, well being, or national security of the United States of America.

(2.) So, who/what in God's name ARE they lobbying for?
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